Unformatted text preview: Team Games Won Batting Ave. New York Toronto Baltimore Boston Tampa Bay Cleveland Detroit Chicago 103 78 67 93 55 74 55 81 .275 .261 .246 .277 .253 .249 .248 .268 a. If you were to model the relationship between the mean (or expected) number of games won by a major league team and the team's batting average x , using a straight line, would you expect the slope of the line to be positive or negative? Explain. b. Construct a scattergram of the data. Does the pattern revealed by the scattergram agree with your answer to part a ? c. Write the equation of the least squares line. d. Graph the least squares line on your scattergram. Does your least squares line seem to fit the points on your scattergram?...
View Full Document
- Spring '11
- Major League Baseball, Batting average, american league